Newcastle vs Manchester City: 3 things to know before the kick-off at St. James' Park

Newcastle will take Manchester City in the Premier League at St. James' Park. Here are 3 interesting things you should know before the kick-off.

Newcastle United v Manchester City - Carabao Cup Third Round
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Newcastle will take on Manchester City in the Premier League at St. James' Park. The Magpies will be looking to get back to winning ways after a hat-trick of losses. However, as the opponent is the defending champions, the task for Eddie Howe will not be easy. On the other hand, Pep Guardiola and Manchester City will be looking to register their third victory in a row in the Premier League. Newcastle fans know that the Magpies will give everything to stop the City juggernauts. So, before the kick-off, here are some interesting stats about the Newcastle vs Manchester City game that will make fans hyped up for this Premier League match.

Newcastle is the favourite opponent of Manchester City in the Premier League

In the history of the Premier League, Manchester City has scored 98 goals against Newcastle which is most against any team by the defending champions. When it comes to the most wins by Man City, Newcastle is also at the top as the Magpies lost 30 games against the Citizens. Manchester City has kept the most number of clean sheets, which is 22, against the Magpies as well.

30-Premier League match scoring streak for Manchester City against Newcastle

Manchester City is on a 30-match scoring stream against Newcastle in the Premier League. This is the longest scoring streak for a team against any opposition in the history of the Premier League. The record for the longest scoring streak against a team in English top-flight football goes to Chelsea as they scored in 37 games from 1933 to 1969 against Newcastle.

Winless streak for Newcastle vs Manchester City since 2019 in the Premier League

In the last 32 games that Newcastle played against Manchester City, they have won just one of those games drawing 5 and losing 26 games. The last time Newcastle beat Man City was in 2019 when they won 2-1 against Pep Guardiola's men at St. James' Park. Can the Magpies do the same in this game? Fans have to wait and watch for that.

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